Tag Archive for Gallup Poll

American Public Concern About Global Warming Hits Three-Decade High

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – In spite of false rhetoric from Republican politicians in the United States and fake news claiming there is no such thing as global warming, a record number of Americans are concerned about climate change due to global warming, they believe it is…

Like It or Not, We Live in Trump’s America Now

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Like it or not, we live in Trump’s America now. And it looks a whole lot like Alabama. Thank you Jeff Sessions, George W. Bush and George Wallace for setting the stage for this. Thank you Democratic Party for…

Four Years of Donald Trump Could Cook the Planet

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Juan Cole – Informed Comment – I argued that President Obama’s carbon-reduction plan wasn’t anything to write home about. He want to reduce our annual emissions from 5.4 billion metric tons of CO2 annually from the US to 4.7 billion metric tons by 2030. It…

Americans Are ‘Shocked’ and ‘Surprised’ By Trump’s Election

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — The number one reaction from Americans when asked their feelings on Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election was “surprise.” A large majority of Americans, 75 percent, say they were shocked to see how the election came out, according…

American Voters Not Sure Clinton or Trump Would Make a Great President

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the eve of the first major general election presidential debate, American voters are not confident either party’s candidate would make a great president, according to the latest Gallup poll on the subject. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will…

Public Trust in American Press Falls to New Low

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Public trust and confidence in the American press and mass media has fallen to its lowest level in Gallup polling history, according to the latest survey on the subject. Only 32 percent of Americans now say they have a…

Democrats Win American Public Opinion Over Republicans With Conventions

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Public opinion survey results in the wake of the national political party conventions over the past two weeks back up what knowledgeable commentators said at the time. The convention shows still matter in swaying public opinion at the margins, and the Democratic…

Negative Campaign Takes Toll on Public Images of Trump, Cruz and Clinton

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Bernie Sanders and John Kasich Show Improvements – By Frank Newport and Glynn Wilson – The rough and tumble nature of the 2016 primary and caucus season is taking its toll on the public images of leading presidential candidates, according to the latest Gallup poll. The public…

Public Images of Cruz and Trump Fall as Republican Campaign Heats Up

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Frank Newport and Glynn Wilson – The public images of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump among Republicans have dropped to all-time lows in recent days as exchanges between the Republican presidential candidates have turned highly negative and personal, according to the latest Gallup poll on the…

Large and Growing Majority of Americans Dissatisfied With Corporate Influence

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Rebecca Riffkin and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — A large majority of Americans, 63 percent, say they are dissatisfied with the size and influence of major corporations, according to the latest Gallup poll on the subject. “Americans have long been suspicious of the power of…

Night Time Television Viewing Hits New Low in U.S.

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Jim Norman and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Television viewing was once so beloved by Americans that nearly half said it was their favorite thing to do at night. The latest public opinion survey shows night time TV is now less popular than ever, even…

American Public Opinion 2015 Year in Review

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Art Swift and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — The year 2015 was an “intriguing, complex and turbulent year,” according to Gallup. A politically independent Vermont senator surged in the Democratic presidential race. Same-sex marriage became law in all 50 states. Russia’s leadership received the lowest…

Why American Workers Hate Their Jobs and What To Do About It

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. – A fog rolled through the historic Oakleigh Garden District this morning as I opened my eyes, got out of bed, started the coffee and cranked up the Internet on the Mac. We have a team together and will be…

Threat of ‘Terrorism’ Rises in U.S. Public Opinion

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Frank Newport and Glynn Wilson – The terrorist attacks in Paris that killed more than 120 people and wounded more than 400 put the issue of “terrorism” back at the top of the news agenda in the U.S. and moved the issue more into the consciousness…

Americans With Government Insurance Are Most Satisfied with Health Care System

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Rebecca Riffkin and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Contrary to the conventional wisdom among conservative Republicans on the national presidential stage, in Congress and in the mainstream and social media circus, Americans with government health care plans are far more satisfied than those with private,…

American Public Support for ‘Tea Party’ Drops to New Low

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Jim Norman and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans’ support for the so-called “tea party” has dropped to its lowest level since the movement emerged on the national political scene prior to the 2010 midterm elections, according to the latest Gallup poll on the…